Apple iOS 4.2.5 and 4.2.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5889
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The remote mobile device is running an outdated version of Apple iOS that is missing multiple security updates.


According to its banner, the remote Apple iOS device is missing a security update. Versions of Apple iOS 4.2.5 or 4.2.6 are affected by vulnerabilities within the following components :

- Certificate Trust Policy

- QuickLook

- WebKit


Upgrade to iOS version 4.2.7 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 5889

Published: 4/14/2011

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 8637

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 4/14/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/14/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1417, CVE-2011-1290, CVE-2011-1344

BID: 46832, 46849, 46822